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  • ‘Rabbi-Averse’ biographer takes on rabbi who works with Evangelicals

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    November 19, 2015 | 11:08 am

    “I should say, right off, that I am not generally an admirer of rabbis,” journalist Zev Chafets writes in “The Bridge Builder: The Life and Continuing Legacy of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, An Authorized Biography” (Sentinel). “Like a great many irreligious Israelis, I became — and have...

  • Interfaith group sending $1 million to secure Jews in Ukraine

    February 26, 2014 | 12:36 pm

    The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews said it will send $1 million to assist the Jewish community in Ukraine amid the country’s political upheaval.

    The help, which will go toward security for Jewish institutions and for the elderly and impoverished, was announced...

  • Jewish ingratitude to Christians

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    November 22, 2010 | 12:57 pm

    Every year Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews raises about $100 million dollars from mostly evangelical Christians in the United States for distribution to social-welfare projects in Israel and the former Soviet Union. This is a staggering...

  • Project to lure Jews out of Iran proves unsuccessful

    By Karmel Melamed

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Australian TV news crew visits Jews in Tehran Following the revelation in October that $10,000 per person was being offered by a Chicago-based Christian-Jewish nonprofit to encourage Jews to leave Iran and immigrate to Israel, organizers of the project in Israel and the United...